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313.861.01 PUBLIC HEALTH ECONOMICS SEMINAR

Department:
Health Policy and Management
Term:
1st term
Credits:
1 credits
Academic Year:
2014 - 2015
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Friday,  3:30 - 4:50pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
Darrell Gaskin
Course Instructor:

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Description:

Exposes students to recent research in various areas of health economics. Provides opportunities for more in-depth study of the core economics courses being offered each term. Provides opportunities for professional development in the field.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. List the theoretical and empirical techniques of health economics and their implication for health policy decisions
  2. Prepare written critiques of recent research in area of public health economics
  3. Identify the health economics faculty and their research interests
  4. Cite the literature that pertains to health economics
  5. Discuss the literature and describe relationships between health economics and other areas within public health
  6. Facilitate the translation of economics research into policy and practice
Methods of Assessment:
class participation and presentation
Enrollment Restriction:
no undergraduates permitted in this course
Instructor Consent:
No consent required